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YA Authors Roth and Bardugo Light Up LATFOB

The Divergent discussion at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this past weekend was quite an experience! The event was billed as Leigh Bardugo (author of the Grisha YA fantasy trilogy) interviewing Veronica Roth about her young adult (YA) novel Divergent, which was recently made into a … Continue reading

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Snappy Dialog With John Scalzi at LATFOB: ‘Redshirts’

At the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (LATFOB) this past weekend, I got a chance to sit in on a panel moderated by Pamela Ribon, with John Scalzi and Jon Shestack  discussing the progression of Redshirts from John Scalzi’s brain to … Continue reading

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L.A. Times Festival of Books, Day One

It was a gorgeous day at USC yesterday, as the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (LATFOB) kicked off! The Trojan marching band got everything off to a lively start, and the truly amazing variety of books and book related … Continue reading

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L.A. Times Festival of Books Is Almost Here!

It’s April once again, and book fans from all over are getting ready for their weekend of glory: the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (LATFOB), the nation’s largest consumer book festival. LATFOB is held on the beautiful campus of USC, … Continue reading

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L.A. Times Festival of Books Wrap Up

That’s it for LATFOB 2013. What a dizzying assortment of books, talks, characters and people! The Trojan marching band was spectacular  despite the heat, and it seemed that after a week of heartbreaking and terrifying news, everyone was ready to enjoy … Continue reading

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Earthquack at Festival of Books

The folks at Bitingduck Press took Earth Day seriously. Very seriously. Editor-in-Chief Jay Nadeau and Technology Director Chris Lindensmith decided to combine their weekend as vendors at the L.A. Times Festival of Books with observing Earth Day. To that end, they hitched … Continue reading

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John Scalzi: May You Live In Interesting Times

As the crowd settles in for John Scalzi’s talk at the L.A. Times Festival of Books 2013, Richard Kadrey begins his introduction, “John Scalzi, [session number] 2064, Richard Kadrey…” Scalzi interjects, “Isn’t there a video game, Robotron 2064, something like … Continue reading

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